The recent confession of a Cyprian army officer murdering five migrant women and two children reopened the dialogue of migrant domestic workers’ (MDW) invisible fight against exploitation and human rights violations. Many juxtapose the MDW industry to modern day slavery. Common mistreatment MDW face include: inadequate or withheld wages, unregulated work hours, confiscation of personal identification, forced labour, physical/verbal abuse, and sexual harassment.
As protests continue and death tolls climb in Venezuela, Farah Bogani outlines what you need to know about the crisis.
Farah Bogani explores the severity of LGBT abuses in Chechnya and whether Russia will launch an effective investigation.
Mitchell Haid explores the severity of Chechnya’s human rights abuses and how its leader, Ramzan Kadyrov, governs through fear and harsh tactics.
EU members met with Libya to discuss plans to stem the flow of migration from Africa to Europe. Farah Bogani explores the potential impacts of the new migration policy and whether it risks increasing instability in Libya.
Hundreds of thousands of refugees are waiting to cross the borders into the EU. Sonia Liang looks at the human rights issues surrounding their treatment.
The persecution of Tatars in the Russian-occupied Crimea reflects the cold truth that history has repeated itself in Crimea today.
Kevin Hempstead discusses the the implications of Canadian mining companies working in Eritrea were human rights abuses are well documented.